UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Impact of Uncertainty Shocks on the Global Economy

12 May 2016–13 May 2016, 8:30 am–5:30 pm


Event Information



Following the success of the first London workshop on uncertainty, University College London, University of Leicester and Banque de France will co-organize a second workshop on “Impact of uncertainty shocks on the global economy” during May 12-13, 2016. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on various aspects of measurement, modelling, evaluation and analysis of macroeconomic uncertainties, with a special emphasis on the effects of uncertainty on the global economy.

Keynote speakers: Nick Bloom (Stanford University) and Barbara Rossi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).

Selected papers presented in the conference will be considered for an expedited review process for a Journal of International Money and Finance special issue titled “Impact of uncertainty shocks on the global economy”, which will be scheduled to be published in 2016. The special issue will be edited by Menzie Chinn (JIM and University of Wisconsin–Madison), Laurent Ferrara (Banque de France) and Raffaella Giacomini (UCL).

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Wojtek Charemza, Leicester University, UK; Menzie Chinn, JIMF and Wisconsin University, US; Laurent Ferrara, Banque de France, France; Raffaella Giacomini, University College London, UK; Klodiana Istrefi, Banque de France, France; Svetlana Makarova, University College London, UK; Xuguang (Simon) Sheng, American University, US.

Full Programme Details

Registration for this event has now closed. If you are still interested in attending, please contact Dr Svetlana Makarova (s.makarova@ucl.ac.uk).

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